Letter to the Editor

Spring is when many municipalities start doing pothole repairs. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley woman wonders about road repairs and rough driving

A local resident has some questions on pothole patching

  • May 23, 2021
Spring is when many municipalities start doing pothole repairs. (Black Press Media files)
One letter writer says she’s glad she doesn’t live in Brookswood, next to “noise” makers. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: COVID bangers not respecting neighbour’s rights

‘So glad I don’t live next door’

  • May 23, 2021
One letter writer says she’s glad she doesn’t live in Brookswood, next to “noise” makers. (Langley Advance Times files)
A Langley resident is incensed by the taxes on fuel. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Langley man wonders when gas taxes will stop rising

Drivers are saddled with too much taxation, a local letter writer argues

  • May 22, 2021
A Langley resident is incensed by the taxes on fuel. (Black Press Media files)
The historic section of Old Yale Road through Murrayville is too dangerous to be left alone. It requires upgrading, immediately, says Langley letter writers. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Cycling accident underlines need for Old Yale Road upgrades

Bike crash reiterates requirements to fix historic Langley roadway

  • May 22, 2021
The historic section of Old Yale Road through Murrayville is too dangerous to be left alone. It requires upgrading, immediately, says Langley letter writers. (Langley Advance Times files)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Street people at Langley motel should have to cook and clean for themselves

Housing the homeless a good thing, but they also need to help themselves, letter writer argues

  • May 18, 2021
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One man was seriously injured in a shooting incident at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre on Monday, May 3. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Student poem about Langley shooting gets to the heart of the matter

All the gang violence is fueling the fight, says a young writer

  • May 11, 2021
One man was seriously injured in a shooting incident at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre on Monday, May 3. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley man advocates for debate not hate over differences of opinion

People fear being attacked personally for expressing differing opinions, writer says

  • May 10, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Constituent sides with Langley MP in conversion therapy controversy

MP’s words were taken out of context, says local letter writer

  • May 7, 2021
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Langley letter writer hopes after seeing how Willoughby developed, the Township protects Walnut Grove green spaces. (Langley Advance Times file)

LETTER: Walnut Grove resident cherishes Langley’s green spaces

Willoughby was allowed to develop without enough consideration for nature, writer says

  • May 7, 2021
Langley letter writer hopes after seeing how Willoughby developed, the Township protects Walnut Grove green spaces. (Langley Advance Times file)
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Sgt. Frank Jang said outside of Langley Sportsplex at 91a Ave and 200 Street after a man was fatally shot in April 2021. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Casual drug users have link to gang killings, says Langley letter writer

The Lower Mainland is in the midst of another gang war and the illicit drug market is part of it

  • May 6, 2021
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Sgt. Frank Jang said outside of Langley Sportsplex at 91a Ave and 200 Street after a man was fatally shot in April 2021. (Black Press Media file)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Why can one MP quote bible and Langley City MP not?

Letter writer delves into difference between separation of church and state versus religion and life

  • May 6, 2021
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Constituent does not consider MP’s ‘unclean’ use a slur

Local letter writer said the biblical quote was not an insult to gay MP

  • May 5, 2021
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A North Langley resident would like to see biking trails through local greenspace. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: Langley could have great mountain bike trails

Local youth would probably like to help design and build trails in the woods

  • May 3, 2021
A North Langley resident would like to see biking trails through local greenspace. (Black Press Media file)
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LETTER: Langley woman amazed at emergency responders care and follow up

After a medical incident, emergency services called family to make sure they were okay

  • May 3, 2021
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LETTER: Public can voice opinions on Langley Township tree efforts

Local letter writer encouraged people to provide feedback to municipality

  • May 2, 2021
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Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen is being criticized for her recent comments on homosexuality. (file)

LETTER: Constituent speaks out about Cloverdale-Langley City MP’s record on inclusivity

Local resident is calling for clearer separation of church and state

  • Apr 27, 2021
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen is being criticized for her recent comments on homosexuality. (file)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen, seen here during question period Dec. 9, 2019, said she personally opposes conversion therapy, but a proposed law to make a criminal offence in Canada need to be clarified (Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)

LETTER: Constituent disappointed in Cloverdale-Langley City MP’s comments on homosexuality

Letter writer said MP’s words can have an effect on people’s self-worth and identity

  • Apr 26, 2021
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen, seen here during question period Dec. 9, 2019, said she personally opposes conversion therapy, but a proposed law to make a criminal offence in Canada need to be clarified (Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services)
Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Letter writer calls for Cloverdale-Langley City MP resignation over ‘unclean’ comment

City man said MP’s actions since taking office show she is not willing to represent all constituents

  • Apr 26, 2021
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Have an opinion you’d like to share? Submit letters to the editor through our website, via email or the postal service. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

LETTER: Langley resident questions MP pay raises during pandemic

Annual pay raises are automatic but they send wrong signal to Canadians hurting from COVID

  • Apr 26, 2021
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Fire crews continued to dowse a condo unit Tuesday morning after a massive overnight fire Monday, April 19, 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley resident says Township firefighters woefully underfunded

Alexander Square condo fire showed one letter writer that local government was unprepared

  • Apr 25, 2021
Fire crews continued to dowse a condo unit Tuesday morning after a massive overnight fire Monday, April 19, 2021. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)